Capturing Fleeting Lives: Satoshi Kuribayashi, Biological Ecology Photographer
With countless international awards under his belt, 79-year-old Satoshi Kuribayashi is a leading name in the world of insect photography. His goal is to see the world of insects through their eyes. That desire led him to develop his own equipment, which he uses to capture astonishing and revealing moments of beauty and dynamism. From his country home in Hirado, Nagasaki Prefecture, he takes richly evocative photographs throughout the seasons. In the summer of 2018 he put everything on the line to capture images of dancing fireflies, leading to unexpected challenges. Did his dedication pay off?